Larkspurs are toxic to cattle, but a group of researchers is looking to genetically select animals that can readily digest the poisonous plant.
The holidays are behind us, the spring calving season is just a few weeks away, and in just a few short months the grass will begin to green up across much of the country.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
Feedyards aggressively placed cattle on feed last month, with 1.65 million new arrivals during February, according to USDA.
Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on Oct. 1, 2010.
The full impact of a hot and dry summer in the U.S. Midwest is unlikely to show up in the government's next estimate of the U.S. corn crop as it typically makes just small adjustments to its harvest outlook during Augus
Despite record high cattle prices, indications are the cattle herd is still shrinking.
The prospective plantings report was bearish for corn, which was good news for feedlot demand.